Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

Canadian Finishing & Coatings Manufacturing Digital Digest, The Finish Line, is distributed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

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2023 Issues

NTS Expands with New HQ | CMTS Returns to Toronto | AkzoNobel’s Colour of the Year for Wood | Sames Modular Mixing and more - September 19th, 2023

Barentz Names New CEO | PPG Announces 2024 Colour of the Year | BASF Updates Sustainability Method | Novarc to Demo Cobots at FABTECH and more - September 5th, 2023

Dispersion Lab Opens Doors for Customers | PPG Appoints John Bruno to Finance VP | DuBois Hosts First Webinar | Schold Mfg. Acquires EMI Mills and more - August 15th, 2023

Federal Grant Boosts AM Innovation in BC | MKS Launches Closed-Loop System for Plating | CCAI Announces Two Updated Tech Manuals and More - August 1st, 2023

AkzoNobel Advances Manufacturing in North America | Clariant Smooths the Shift to Water-based Wood Coatings | Gardco Launches New Rotational Viscometer - July 18th, 2023

ChemQuest Welcomes New Director | BYK Honoured With Innovation Award | UV Coating Market Expected to Reach $7K Million and more - July 4th, 2023

Product Care Names New President | CME: Canadian Manufacturing at Risk of Falling Behind | AkzoNobel Launches First Open Powder Calculator | CASF to Hit the Links and more - June 20th, 2023

CPCA Honours Industry Excellence | PPG Invests $44M in Global Powder Production |Axine Showcases PFAS Destruction Solution at SUR/FIN and more - June 6th, 2023

Alternatives to Hard Chrome | Hendor Appoints VP for Canada and US | Sames’ New Airless Gun | Gerdau Launches Two Additives for Pants and Coatings and more - May 16th, 2023

Tolsa Reports Growth of Fireproof Additive | Carlisle Welcomes New Global Product Manager | Oxo Alcohol Market Growth and more - May 2nd, 2023

Capturing Tribal Knowledge | Sherwin-Williams Wins Three AMPP Awards | PPG’s New Aerospace Sealant Kit and more - April 18th, 2023

BlastOne Acquires VertiDrive | Toronto Startup Focuses on Automotive Paint Challenges | Carlisle Fluid Announces Promotions and more - April 4th, 2023

FABTECH Adds Orlando to Event Rotation | Venjakob Demos Roller Coating Live | CASF Announces 2023 Board of Directors and more - March 21st, 2023

Lorama Introduces Industrial Colourants | Automation for ESD Coatings | New Field Testing Equipment and more - March 7th, 2023

Microcolor Dispersions Acquires F.H. & Sons | AkzoNobel brings a New Reality in Paint Training | PMRA Publishes Final Assessments for Six Critical Paint Preservatives and more - February 21st, 2023

BASF recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers | AkzoNobel goes 100% Renewable in North America | DeFelsko Launches Gloss Meter | Gema adds to Service Team and more - February 7th, 2023

AkzoNobel Launches EV Powder Coatings | Healthy Growth for Coatings Additives | Gema Promotes Merritt to VP and more - January 24th, 2023

Pigment Manufacturer files Chapter 11 | Caplugs Launches Free Webinar Series | AkzoNobel Names New Managing Director of Industrial Coatings and more - January 10th, 2023


2022 Issues

Happy Holidays from CFCM | NASF to host conference in Hawaii | ROSS Dual Shaft Mixer and more - December 20th, 2022

European Court Rules Ti02 was Wrongly Classified | Umicore Explores EV Battery Material Partnership | PAMA hosts Flame Resistant Webinar and more - December 6th, 2022

On the Show Floor at FABTECH 2022 | CPCA Welcomes New Board Member | LestaUSA Partners with Wagner and more - November 15th, 2022

Dupont launches Cyanide-free Silver | DOPAG adds progressive cavity pumps | AkzoNobel and Carlisle Fluid Tech people announcements and more - November 1st, 2022

Quaker Houghton Names Canadian Account Manager | BASF Partners in Developing Shark-like Surface Tech | Helmee Imaging Opens US Company and more - October 18th, 2022

ABB invests $13M in Canadian Expansion | SAMES KREMLIN Rebrands | Management Change at SATA Canada and more - October 4th, 2022

ICA hosts Grand Opening | Cortec’s new COO | AkzoNobel names Director of Powder Coatings | RadTech posts Fall Meeting Schedule and More - September 20th, 2022

AkzoNobel creates Bespoke Colours for Euro Airline | EPA Approves RadTech Test Method | PPG’s 2023 Colour of the Year | People Announcements | Product News and more - September 7th, 2022

Plating Facility Overrode 460 Alarms | Nouryon Granted Patent for Tagged Polymers | SAMES KREMLIN Names New Canadian Regional Manager and more - August 16th, 2022

PCI Brings Powder Coating Workshop to Canada | Uni-Select Acquires Maslack | Lorama to Distribute Delta Additives | Atotech Opens Mexico Facility and more - August 2nd, 2022

Umicore to Invest $1.5B in Battery Material Plant | New UV-C Stabilizers for Polyolefin Surfaces | Antifouling Coating Market Report | Heubach Expands Orange Colour Range and more - July 19th, 2022

BASF Teams Up with THOR | AkzoNobel Names New CEO | PPG Gives Lyft Retroreflective Power and more - July 5th, 2022

FABTECH Canada Returns | SUR/FIN 2022 | Orion Increases Prices for Carbon Black and More - June 21st, 2022

Get your Free CFCM Buyers Guide Listing | CPCA's Micheline Foucher Honoured at Annual Chair Awards Dinner | Jeff Hale Celebrates 35 Years at Gema and More - June 7th, 2022

BMW to Use BASF Sustainable Coatings, Carbon Black Price Increase, People Announcements, and More - May 17th, 2022

FedDev Invests $2M in Lorama Group, Nouryon Hikes Price on DME, and more - May 3rd, 2022

Keeping Environmental Over-Checking In Check - April 20th, 2022

FABTECH Canada / CPCA Keynote / Product News - April 5th, 2022

Evonik Introduces Renewable Isophorone Products - March 15th, 2022

Ceresana Analyzes Market for Paints and Coatings - March 1st, 2022

Government of Canada Awards Funding for Coatings Research - February 15th, 2022

Latest Products Incoming 2022 - February 1st, 2022

New Acquisitions in 2022 - January 18th, 2022

New Coating Developments on the Horizon for 2022 - January 4th, 2022


2021 Issues

Price Increases Continue Due to Resin Shortage - December 21st, 2021

New Coating Technology Developments on the Rise - December 7th, 2021

Powder Coatings' Vital Role in an Electric Future - November 16th, 2021

Alyssa Kerslake Joins CFCM as Managing Editor - November 3rd, 2021

AAC Elects First Female Chair, Archroma Celebrates 8th Anniversary and More in CFCM Magazine’s The Finish Line! - October 19th, 2021

The Premiere Issue of The Finish Line is Here - October 5th, 2021



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